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West Gate Tunnel Project   10 December 2018   Australia   Melbourne  
<p>The first of the two massive tunnel boring machines that will dig the West Gate Tunnel will begin its journey to Melbourne next week.</p> <p>Melbournians have talked about an alternative to the West Gate Bridge for decades, and the Labor Government will ...
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Cosmos Magazine   16 November 2018   Australia  
<p>Across the globe, countries are figuring out how to bring plants and animals back to abandoned mines. With as many as 60,000 such sites, Australia could offer important lessons. Bianca Nogrady reports.</p>
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The Sydney Morning Herald   12 September 2018   Australia   Sydney  
<p>Taxpayers are likely to bear only a small portion of the cost of a new $378 million metro rail station underneath Sydney&rsquo;s existing Martin Place station, after the government completed a deal to sell the air rights above the station to Macquarie Group.</p> <p>The ...
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Designboom   18 July 2018   Australia   Perth  
<p>The matagarup bridge &ndash; a $91.5 million project to connect australia&lsquo;s east perth to the city&rsquo;s recently built optus stadium &ndash; is now complete and open to the public. the pedestrian bridge, which grants access to the new 60,000-seat ...
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northconnex.com.au   29 June 2018   Australia   Sydney  
<p>About 21 kilometres of tunnelling is being carried out for NorthConnex. The two main nine kilometre tunnels will carry motorists between the M1 Pacific Motorway and the Hills M2 Motorway and additional tunnels are being excavated for on and off ramps.</p ...
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Central Western Daily   11 March 2018   Australia   Orange  
<p>A dam wall at Newcrest&lsquo;s Cadia Valley Operations which partially collapsed on Friday night causing a spillage is being closely monitored for any further breaches.</p> <p>Work has been been suspended indefinitely at the mine south of Orange following ...
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abc.net.au   13 February 2018   Australia   Queensland  
<p>Queensland's Environment Department has thrown embattled miner New Acland Coal a lifeline, despite its historic loss in the Land Court last year.</p> <p>The court recommended against the coal mine's expansion into agricultural land on Queensland's Darling ...
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abc.net.au   20 December 2017   Australia  
<p>Excavation work on tunnels built as part of the Sydney WestConnex project is almost complete, but motorists will have to wait at least a year to drive the underground route.</p> <p>The 5.5 kilometre twin tunnel, costing $3.8 billion, connects Homebush to ...
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The Daily Telegraph   10 December 2017   Australia   Queensland  
<p>BIS Oxford Economics today release a report Mining in Australia 2017 to 2032, with results signalling a resurgence in the nation&rsquo;s resource sector &mdash; particularly in the Bowen Basin.</p> <p>The major annual report, which provides comprehensive ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald   29 November 2017   Australia   Sydney  
<p>A 36-year-old National Parks contractor was killed and two of his colleagues seriously injured when a rockslide at a Blue Mountains walking track fell from a 10-metre height on Wednesday.</p><p>The three National Parks and Wildlife Service contractors were ...